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DATE ADDED: Thu 11/10/2018

Research Associate I

South San Francisco, USA
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COMPANY: THE YOH COMPANY

Job Description

Job Title: Research Associate I

Duties:

  • This is for a contractor position as part of the Pathology Group in Safety Assessment. 
  • The candidate will be a highly motivated, independent person that will be primarily responsible to support necropsy activities with Safety Assessment.  This will include, but are not limited to: Recording scientific observations during gross examinations
  • Excising tissue samples including microdissection Collecting fluids for analysis Performing perfusion techniques Freezing tissues Gross photography Quality control of work and entering data in the department database
  • The candidate will also be executing and coordinating the logistics of pathology samples for non-clinical studies 
  • Those responsibilities will include, but are not limited to: lab setup
  • LIMS data entry
  • Pre-clinical sample handling and shipping preparation
  • Must be able to sit or stand for extended periods. 
  • Must be comfortable performing some repetitive tasks such as block inventorying. 
  • Must be comfortable working in a highly interactive team setting and as such must exhibit excellent collaborative and communication skills within their team and with stakeholders. 
  • Microsoft Office and Google Apps knowledge required.

Skills:

  • Able to work in a fast-paced, highly interactive team environment.
  • Animal handling and necropsy experience; proficient in comprehensive necropsy on rodents.
  • Manual dexterity for dissection techniques.
  • Visual acuity to see small details during specimen examinations.
  • Adherence to established policies, procedures and safety requirements.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with fellow employees, management and clients.

Education:

  • BS degree in animal sciences or similar field with a minimum of 1-2 years recent experience performing the procedures described above is required.
  • AALAS certification is desired. 
  • Proven technical skills, strong interpersonal, communication (oral and written) and organizational skills are required.
  • Must be able to lift at least 15 lbs. 
  • Work hours are commensurate with business needs.

Skills and Experience:

Required Skills:  

GOOGLE CHROME

ANIMAL HANDLING

MICROSOFT OFFICE

ORGANIZATIONAL SKILLS

Additional Skills:

AALAS CERTIFICATION

DATA ENTRY

DATABASES

LIMS

LOGISTICS

PRE-CLINICAL

QUALITY CONTROL

SHIPPING

Languages:

English

                Read

                Write

                Speak

Minimum Degree Required: Bachelor's Degree

Patents: No

Publications: No

Veteran Status: No


Role: Research Associate I
Job Type:
Location: South San Francisco,

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